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Resolution RS2020-481

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Division of Elections, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Election Commission, to provide assistance to county election commissions to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus during the 2020 election cycle. 

WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Division of Elections, has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $672,367.50 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Election Commission, to provide assistance to county election commissions to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus during the 2020 election cycle; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant be accepted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the grant by and between the State of Tennessee, Division of Elections, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Election Commission, in an amount not to exceed $672,367.50, to provide assistance to county election commissions to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus during the 2020 election cycle, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Davidson County Election Commission, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Dave Rosenberg, Emily Benedict, Tonya Hancock, Ginny Welsch, Jennifer Gamble, Zulfat Suara, Kyonzté Toombs

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee

IntroducedAugust 18, 2020

AdoptedAugust 18, 2020

ApprovedAugust 19, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 08/21/2020 1:21 PM